Character, development, and emerging interdependence of the world's major civilizations since 1500.
Survey of American history from the pre-Revolutionary period through the Civil War era.
Survey of US history from the Civil War era.
Great books of Western civilization in their historical setting. Renaissance to Existentialism. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ENGS 027 and ENGS 028, REL 027 and REL 028, or Integrated Humanities Program.
Survey of European history, 1648-present.
Comparative survey concentrating on Latin America from the independence movements to the present with emphasis on cultural, political, and economic development and U.S. intervention.
This course explores the ways in which American cemeteries, burial practices, and grieving for the dead are studied.
Subjects vary by semester. Representative topics: "Native American History," "The Golden Age of Sports." May be repeated for credit with different content.
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Students investigate the theory and practice of history by critiquing historians' methods, analyzing primary sources, and developing the necessary research/writing skills to construct historical arguments. Pre/co-requisites: History major; three hours in History; Sophomore status recommended.
Explores the modern history of the Himalayas, examining how the region has participated in global struggles for power, enlightenment, capital, and control over the environment. Prerequisite: Three hours of History.
Soviet political and social history, 1917-1991, centering on the Stalin era and on efforts of post-Stalin regimes to deal with the Stalinist legacy. Prerequisite: HST 016.
Political, cultural, and social history of Germany from unification in 1871 through the Wilhemine empire, Weimar Republic, Nazi era, and postwar period. Prerequisites: HST 010 or HST 016 or work in German. Cross-listed with: HS 139.
This course explores the history of the samurai class in Japan, as represented in primary historical sources, recent secondary scholarship and contemporary popular culture. Prerequisite: HST 055.
Explores the history of sexuality in Europe and North America since 1700, focusing on medical and scientific theories as well as sexual cultures and practices. Prerequisite: Three hours of History.
Survey of the Revolutionary Era, 1760-1791. Causes of the Revolution, War for Independence, establishment of the Constitution. Prerequisite: Three hours of History.
Causes, conduct, and consequences of global war from 1931-1945, including social, economic, political, and diplomatic as well as military aspects. Prerequisites: HST 010 or HST 016. Cross-listed with HS: 191.
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisite: Three hours of History.
Prerequisite: May be prescribed by an individual Instructor; Junior/Senior standing.
Supervised cooperative internship work in history in archives, museums, libraries, etc. To be individually arranged for each student. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior standing; department permission.
Identifying and interpreting evidence of the cultural forces - early settlement patterns, transportation, industry, agriculture, planning, conservation - that have shaped our land, buildings, towns and cities. Cross listed with: HP 201.
Examines cultural expressions of colonial power through the example of British India, exploring colonialism's impact on Indian ideas about gender, family, caste, community, and nation. Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing and 12 hours of History.
Selected topics on European history from 1815 to present. Prerequisites: Twelve hours of History, including HST 014 or HST 016; Junior/Senior/Graduate standing. Cross-listed with: HS 227.
Topics in the history of East Asia. Prerequisite: Junior/ Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.
Advanced reading and research on the role and influence of nature on human history and how people and cultures have influenced the natural world. Prerequisites: 12 hours of History; Junior/Senior/Graduate standing. Cross-listed with: ENVS 267.
Topics in U.S. Social History. HST 271: to the Civil War; HST 272: Civil War to the present. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior/ Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.
Selected topics in U.S. history, among them foreign relations, the role of the presidency, World War II, and the Cold War. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisite: Junior/Senior/Graduate standing; twelve hours of History.
Required of all candidates for the M.A. Normally arranged for two semesters at three hours each. Credits: 1-6.
Directed individual study of areas not appropriately covered by existing courses. Variable credit. Credits 1-6.